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Onkyo TXNR525

Onkyo TXNR525

Modern features, classic Onkyo power

Home theater receivers perform lots of functions, but none more important than providing your speakers with plenty of clean power. Onkyo has never lost sight of this. That's why the foundation of their TX-NR525 home theater receiver is a large power supply. So whether you're listening to music in stereo or movies in surround sound, this receiver will provide plenty of juice so your speakers can deliver the goods. Connect up to five speakers plus two subwoofers and discover what immersive surround sound can do for movie and TV soundtracks. With six HDMI inputs, there's more than enough room for all your digital sources, from Blu-ray players to gaming consoles and streaming media boxes. Plus, the front-panel USB port is perfect for an iPod®, iPhone®, or iPad®, which you can control with the receiver's remote.

Endless options for digital music

If you want to really expand this receiver's features, then be sure to connect it to your home network. That opens up a broad selection of digital music. Stream tunes from services like Spotify®, Pandora®,®, and SiriusXM®. Or discover cool radio stations from around the world with TuneIn Internet radio. Plus you can send music from your DLNA-compatible PC to the 'NR525 for easy wireless playback over your Wi-Fi network. Onkyo's music optimizer helps make all your digital music sound its best. And if you're having trouble getting an Ethernet cable to your receiver, pick up the optional Wi-Fi adapter for easy wireless connectivity.

Custom speaker calibration and smartphone control

Setting up your home theater is a snap with Audyssey's MultEQ speaker calibration system. Just plug the supplied microphone into the front-panel jack on the receiver, and follow the on-screen instructions. Audyssey's automated setup system will properly calibrate your speakers to sound great in your room, for optimized surround sound. It takes measurements for up to 6 seating positions, so everyone
  • Details

    Power and Processing:
    •5-channel amplifier
    •80 watts per channel into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.7% THD, with 2 channels driven
    •Dolby® and DTS® surround sound decoding
    •Audyssey MultEQ® auto speaker calibration (microphone included)
    •Audyssey Dynamic Volume® mode to maintain steady listening levels
    •Audyssey Dynamic EQ™ for fuller surround sound at lower volumes

    Digital and Streaming Music Options:
    •direct digital connection of iPod®/iPhone® through front-panel USB input allows music control via receiver's remote
    •Internet-ready for listening to music from a networked PC, free Internet radio, and music services◦includes support for Pandora, Spotify, Rhapsody, SiriusXM, Slacker,, TuneIn, and Aupeo! (subscription required for some services)

    •DLNA certified for streaming music with compatible devices and computers
    •add Wi-Fi® with an optional Onkyo Wi-Fi® adapter
    •add Bluetooth integration with an optional Onkyo adapter

    Multi-room Audio:
    •dual-room/dual-source output◦line-level stereo audio output for 2nd zone
    ◦using line-level Zone 2 output requires the use of separate amplifier or powered speakers
    ◦only analog, network or USB audio sources can output to Zone 2

    Audio Performance Features:
    •high-current amplifier design with massive power transformer
    •192kHz/24-bit Burr-Brown digital-to-analog converters for all channels
    •direct mode switches off unnecessary circuitry to provide cleaner sound
    •Music Optimizer function enhances the sound quality of compressed music files

    •HDMI 1.4a audio/video switching: 6 in, 1 out
    •component video switching: 2 in, 1 out
    •composite video switching: 5 in (includes 1 front-panel input), 1 out
    •digital audio inputs: 1 optical and 2 coaxial
    •6 analog stereo audio inputs
    •preamp outputs for 2 powered subwoofers
    •no phono input — to connect a turntable you'll need to add a phono preamp
    •front-panel USB port for audio playback from USB flash drive
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